Other ID: NGHP-01
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Indian Ocean;
Principal Investigator(s): William Winters
Affiliate Investigator(s): Tim Collett - USGS-Denver, Chief Scientist; National Gas Hydrate Programs
Information Specialist(s): William Winters
Data Type(s): Sampling: Geology
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Drill, core, log, and conduct seismic ops in sedimentary basins containing potential gas hydrate deposits.
Start Date: 2006-06-06
Start Port/Location: Chennai, India
End Date: 2006-08-21
End Port/Location: Singapore, Indonesia
Equipment Used: Mini-vane shear machine, Well drilling
Information to be Derived:
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Core samples were collected from the Krishna-Godavari Basin at the eastern continental margin of India.
Staff: Robert Barton, Philip Bernard, David Mason
Notes: Entire cruise (3 legs): 04/29/06 - 08/19/06. Cruise information is proprietary until 2008, when it will be made public. This is a cooperative program between the U.S. Geological Survey, the National Gas Hydrate Program of India and the U.S. Dept. of Energy Gas Hydrate Program. Original Center People field contained: P.J. Bernard, Bob Barton - shipping; Dave Mason - cruise logistics.